Tenure track professorship at Universidad de Concepcion

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, December 7, 2021
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Foreign
Institution/Company: 
University of Concepcion
Department Name: 
Astronomy Department
Street Line 1: 
Depto. Astronomia, U. de Concepcion,
Street Line 2: 
Barrio Universitario S/N
Street Line 3: 
85748
City: 
Concepcion
State/Province: 
Bio-Bio
Zip/Postal: 
85748
Country: 
Chile
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Astronomy Department at Universidad de Concepcion, Chile, invites applications for a tenure-track professor position in all areas of astronomy.  Minimum requirements are a Ph.D. in astronomy, physics, or a closely related field, as well as an established record of excellence in research.  A strong commitment to teaching and mentoring is required.  Applicants will be expected to teach in Spanish within 2 years. The start date is as early as May 2022.

The Astronomy Department includes 14 faculty, 10  postdocs, and ~40 Ph.D. and masters students. Current research spans observational and theoretical Galactic and extragalactic astronomy, including star and cluster formation and evolution, stellar astrophysics evolution and variability, Galactic archeology, the distance ladder, AGN, galaxy clusters and galaxy evolution, astrochemistry, and theoretical astrophysics focused on magneto-hydrodynamical and stellar-dynamical simulations. We pursue a vibrant instrumentation program through the CePIA radio astronomy and the cosmic dust laboratories. The Department is internationally recognized for its public outreach and teacher training programs.

In addition to existing computational and lab facilities, the successful applicants will have access to the 10% of observing time on all existing and future telescopes in Chile, including ALMA, APEX,  Gemini-South, Magellan, VLT, and in the future CCAT-Prime, CTA, CST, E-ELT, GMT, and LSST.  The Department has full access to SDSSV.  Further information can be obtained at http://www.astroudec.cl or directly from [email protected].

Applicants should submit a CV, a statement of research interests and future plans, a teaching statement including experience with supervision of students, and the names of three professional references on or before December 8, 2021.

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, December 8, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Neil Nagar
Title: 
Director
Institution/Company: 
University of Concepcion
Department Name: 
Astronomy Department
Street Line 1: 
Depto. Astronomia, U. de Concepcion,
Street Line 2: 
Barrio Universitario S/N
City: 
Concepcion
State/Province: 
Bio-Bio
Zip/Postal Code: 
85748
Country: 
Chile
Phone: 
996991582
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
University of Concepcion
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Neil Nagar
Subject: 
Tenure-Track Professor